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Hill, Huizenga, Barr unveil Special Drawing Rights Oversight Act

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U.S. Reps. French Hill (R-AR), Bill Huizenga (R-MI), and Andy Barr (R-KY) on March 3 introduced legislation to ensure a proper check on the executive branch and greater accountability regarding special drawing rights. The International Monetary Fu...

Ernst ramps up efforts to thwart Iran’s quest to buy, sell weapons

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The U.S. State Department must renew efforts by America and its key allies and partners to impose a new arms embargo on Iran, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) wrote in a March 3 letter sent to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken. “As we face ever ...

Emmer unveils bill to address access barrier to mental health care

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U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN) introduced legislation that would end an arbitrary cap on mental health services that has created a barrier for Americans seeking treatment.  “The federal government has instituted a limitation to care that has no reg...

Bipartisan LOCAL Infrastructure Act proposed by Wicker

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U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) last week sponsored bipartisan legislation that would give state and local governments the ability to use advance refunding of tax-exempt bonds to free up immediate and flexible cash to fund projects of value to their co...

Moran, Blunt, Fischer unveil bill to bolster law enforcement’s location of missing persons

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Legislation introduced on Feb. 25 by U.S. Sens. Jerry Moran (R-KS), Roy Blunt (R-MO), and Deb Fischer (R-NE) would expedite law enforcement’s help in locating missing persons during emergency situations by requiring cell phone carriers to provide t...

FAA air traffic controllers would receive benefits break under bicameral Davis, Moran bill

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U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) and U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) on Feb. 24 introduced a bipartisan, bicameral bill that would ensure Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic controllers, who choose to continue to work after the mandatory FAA ...

Curtis leads GOP effort requesting federal investigation into unemployment fraud

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Rep. John Curtis

U.S. Rep. John Curtis (R-UT) led seven of his Republican colleagues in calling on the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to immediately investigate unemployment insurance fraud claims. “Unfortunately there are still hundreds and thousands of America...

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Stivers, Joyce join 200+ colleagues to propose bipartisan PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act

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To help support U.S. military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), U.S. Reps. Steve Stivers (R-OH) and Dave Joyce (R-OH) led more than 200 original cospon... Read more...

Kinzinger proposes bill to streamline permitting, licensing for nuclear technologies

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U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) has reintroduced a bill to streamline nuclear technology regulatory permitting and licensing. “We need an all-of-the-above strategy, one that I... Read more...

Stauber advocates for mineral mining in Minnesota

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U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber (R-MN) led a contingent of Republican colleagues from his home state in requesting that President Joe Biden follow through on the publication of an executive... Read more...

PROTECT Asbestos Victims Act sponsored by Tillis

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U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) recently introduced legislation he said would ensure that an asbestos bankruptcy trust, which is established when a company subject to asbestos-related... Read more...

Fitzpatrick, House transportation committee members meet with Biden on infrastructure

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U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and a group of his colleagues serving on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee on March 4 discussed bipartisan inf... Read more...

Rep. Ann Wagner

Wagner proposes legislation to protect victims of federal crimes

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U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO) on March 2 sponsored bipartisan legislation to establish the federal Homeland Security Investigations Victim Assistance Program (VAP), which would provi... Read more...

Upton, colleagues meet with President Biden to develop cancer-fighting plan

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U.S. Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) on March 3 met with President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and a bipartisan, bicameral group of congressional lawmakers to make plans on how... Read more...

Bipartisan bill introduced by Newhouse aims to reform federal agricultural workers program

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U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) on March 3 proposed a bipartisan bill that would reform the federal H-2A Temporary Agricultural Workers program, which allows U.S. employers or agents... Read more...

Wicker sponsors bill to better tackle flooding at federal, state, local levels

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A National Integrated Flood Information System, designed to improve the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) forecasting and communication of flood, tornado a... Read more...